Senior R&D/ Mechanical Test Lab Supervisor

Job description

This job is with a world leader in the medical device industry that are passionate about helping the lives of patients & their employees globally. 

In this job, you will manage and develop junior staff members to help them achieve their career goals. 

What you will do:

  • Co-ordinates the work activities within the various work teams across two shifts ensuring that adequate resources are available to meet customer expectations.
  • Ensures all direct reports are aware of their commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Ensures all direct reports are current with their training requirements and that they understand and comply with all other regulations governing their work.
  • Takes a leadership role in developing and implementing new techniques and initiatives to enhance the lab management systems, constantly promoting awareness of best practices and making appropriate decisions daily.
  • Lab Optimisation:  Manages day-to-day scheduling and sequencing of testing to ensure maximum utilisation of equipment and test resources.
  • Serves as a quality representative for the department in all internal / external audits as functional expert.
  • Ensures constant vigilance in the laboratory for non-conforming events and develops a culture of transparency, rapid evaluation, and escalation to the appropriate level for such events.
  • Develop and Implement plans to improve and expand lab capabilities to support current and future Mechanical Testing of Commercial and PDP products.


What you will need:

  • Honours Degree (NFQ level 8) in an Engineering/Science discipline
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience required
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.


What you will receive:

  • Excellent Salary & Comprehensive Benefit Package, Career Development, Work Life Balance, Collaboration with global teams


To apply for this position please contact Chloe Walsh at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455305 E:  

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